CampusWorks is always looking for experienced higher education professionals to join our team.
We are looking for professionals with 10+ years of experience in one or more of the functional areas listed below. Working, hands-on knowledge with an ERP system is preferred (Banner®, Workday®, Colleague®, Anthology®, Jenzabar®, or Oracle® ERP systems). These are remote positions with a varying degree of onsite presence required at our college/university client sites. The positions can be project-based (process improvement, software optimization, assessments) and/or staff augmentation (interim leadership) roles. These roles can be full-time roles or contract consultant (1099) roles. Please specify your preference in the application.
The Campus ERP Programmer is responsible for the maintenance, review, and troubleshooting of assigned Campus ERP systems and related services and integrations. This role requires a candidate who is passionate about technology, process improvement, collaboration, and higher education. The ERP Programmer will serve as the primary point of contact between the Enterprise Systems group and functional users; serve as the primary point of contact for data interfaces with outside entities and technical support resources; support the Director of Enterprise Systems in the execution of all principal functions of the Enterprise Systems group, assuming the role in the absence of the Director.
Oversee the daily operations of computing systems that support the College's mission-critical functions, including student information systems, course and curriculum management, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general ledger.
Manage the maintenance and support of 3rd-party applications (PC and web-based) that integrate with or enhance the functionality of the college's ERP system, Ellucian Colleague.
Lead the College's ERP Users group team, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing among users.
Provide leadership and oversight for the analysis, configuration, implementation, and maintenance of the university's enterprise-level administrative systems, including the campus ERP software and various third-party solutions.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or at least four years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with ERP systems commonly used in the higher education field.
Oracle Database administration experience.
Previous experience working in higher education.
Strong project management skills.
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
Ability to work independently.
Quick learner with the ability to grasp complex subjects rapidly.
ERP System Knowledge: Proficiency in the specific ERP software used by the organization (e.g., Banner, Colleague, Workday, etc.) and a deep understanding of its modules and functionalities.
Programming Languages: Mastery of programming languages commonly used in ERP development, such as SQL, PL/SQL, Java, Python, or others depending on the ERP system.
Database Management: Expertise in database design, administration, and optimization, particularly for the ERP system's underlying database (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL).
Integration Skills: Ability to integrate ERP systems with other applications, databases, and third-party services using various integration technologies and tools.
Customization and Development: Proficient in customizing and developing ERP solutions to meet the organization's specific needs, including creating custom reports, workflows, and extensions.
Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot issues, identify root causes, and implement effective solutions.
Documentation: Thorough documentation skills to maintain records of configurations, customizations, and system changes.
Testing and Quality Assurance: Ensuring the quality and reliability of ERP system modifications through rigorous testing and quality assurance processes.
Business Process Understanding: A deep understanding of the organization's business processes and the ability to align ERP solutions with business requirements.
Project Management: Proficiency in project management methodologies to effectively plan, execute, and manage ERP implementation and customization projects.
Communication: Excellent communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams, end-users, and management, and to translate technical information into non-technical terms.
Security: Knowledge of ERP system security best practices to ensure data integrity and protect against unauthorized access.
Upgrades and Maintenance: Experience in performing system upgrades, patches, and maintenance activities while minimizing disruptions to business operations.
Change Management: Ability to manage change within the organization, including user training and adoption of new ERP features and processes.
Continuous Learning: A commitment to staying updated with the latest ERP trends, technologies, and best practices to drive ongoing improvements.
What You Can Expect from Us
At CampusWorks, we don't just help our clients succeed; we help our employees succeed. Competitive pay, robust benefits for full-time employees, and professional development opportunities are a few of the many reasons that CampusWorks is a great place to build your career.
Our employees enjoy:
Meaningful work. Our employees often tell us that their work gives them a sense of purpose because it makes a difference in the lives of students and educators. CampusWorks Inc., as a large consulting firm, provides its employees with an opportunity to work both onsite and remotely with our clients across the United States and in Canada. With the nature of our clients’ work evolving quickly, we’re all being asked to support larger CampusWorks initiatives. Upon joining CampusWorks in a consulting role, your talent and expertise may be applied to a range of projects, assignments, and clients.
A CEO who cares. Chairman and CEO Liz Murphy has made it her mission to create a culture that appreciates and takes good care of its people. As a result, being an employee of CampusWorks feels like being a member of a big family.
A virtual and onsite workplace. In an effort to reduce our environmental footprint, CampusWorks became a virtual company in 2012. As such, our team members are located across the U.S. and Canada, where they work from their home offices and at client sites.
Flexibility. We value work-life balance because we know that happy employees create happy customers. That's why CampusWorks offers both full-time and part-time 1099 consulting career opportunities to fit life's unique demands.
A company that gives back. Every year CampusWorks proudly supports numerous charitable fundraising initiatives that align with our vision to make higher education accessible to everyone.
At CampusWorks, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives each CampusWorker (we call ourselves CampusWorkers) brings to our workplace each day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you are passionate about higher education and creating Happy Campuses, let's talk! If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying.
Founded in 1999, CampusWorks is dedicated to helping higher education overcome business and technological challenges that stand in the way of student success and completion. We work with community colleges, technical colleges, four-year public and private institutions, multi-college districts, and statewide higher education systems to tackle problems big and small. Our services are rooted in systems thinking and reach across the institution—from Student Services to Human Resources to Finance to Academics—to achieve transformative results.
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